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OUR STORY

"It was my goal to provide customers with pure, all natural candles that complement a healthy lifestyle and have a positive impact on the environment."

The Wicked Bee Candle Company was established in 2009 from a desire to make natural products and express creativity. In the winter of 2009 I decided to take a beeswax candle making course and immediately fell in love with the art of beeswax candle making. This is when I decided to pursue making beeswax candles as a part-time hobby business.

 

We set up shop in a small studio and purchased 

turkey roasters to melt small batches of beeswax. 

A website with an online store was launched and we started attending small craft shows. Initially there were many people who didn't understand the difference between beeswax candles and paraffin wax candles. 

For many years The Wicked Bee Candle Company remained a small business with a small customer base.  When the demand for our product began to grow we expanded our beeswax studio and started using commercial melting tanks. We attribute our success to many people but most importantly to our loyal customers who appreciate superior burn times and heavenly aromas.

Our intention as a company is to have a positive impact on the environment, while using sustainable processes.

Our shop is powered by solar energy which is used to heat our beeswax melting tanks as well as our shop.

An idea, passion and hard work turned our dream into an amazing reality.

Etty van Dijken

Owner and Operator of The Wicked Bee

     

      

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The Wicked Bee Candle Company was established in 2009 from a desire to make a natural products and express creativity. The winter of 2009 was the start of our candle making adventure and beeswax candle has became our passion.

At the Wicked Bee we strive to provide our customers with 100% pure premium quality candles that are inspired by nature and made with passion and care for the environment. All of our beeswax is sourced directly from sustainable apiaries across Canada 

Our contemporary line of candles complement and add ambience to any home.